Monthly Archives: September 2015

Employers from across Derby put Saint Benedict Catholic Voluntary Academy students to the test during a mock interview event. A total of 239 Year 11 students were interviewed by business people from a wide range of employers including Rolls-Royce, Bombardier and East Midlands Airport. Each student was asked a range of questions about themselves before being […]

A student at Saint Benedict Catholic Voluntary Academy is celebrating after winning four silver medals at the Cerebral Palsy World Games. Matthew Humphreys finished second in the 100m, 200m, 400m and 800m RaceRunning RR3 category at the CPISRA event which took place in Nottingham. The 17-year-old, who won a Derby Telegraph Community Champions award earlier […]

A balloon release took place at Saint Benedict Catholic Voluntary Academy in a bid to raise awareness of a series of anti-bullying measures. Every Year 7 student was asked to write down their fear about starting a new school on a tag which was tied to a balloon and released. Older students at Saint Benedict […]

A Saint Benedict Catholic Voluntary Academy student is celebrating after reaching the finals in a series of categories at the UDO World Street Dance Championships in Scotland. Kayleigh Giles is studying Dance at A-level at Saint Benedict CVA and performs with Derby dance group the Trinity Warriors. The 17-year-old reached the finals in the solo, […]

The Government has launched a new online tool for schools to give parents advice and tips on preparing their children for adult life.  The new online service, called Parent Info, will give parents the information they need to help them navigate the minefield of issues children can now face on everything from spotting the warning […]